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Lyn Harris

Lyn Harris

Director – US, EMEA and Disputes West, Alternative Legal Services

Lyn leads our Alternative Legal Services team in New York and heads up our disputes offering worldwide.



Having worked in Herbert Smith Freehills' Belfast office since 2012, Lyn maintains overall responsibility for the delivery of legal services within the Alternative Legal Services Disputes Practice as well as leading the ALT New York office. In her role, Lyn manages a global team of lawyers, legal analysts and eDiscovery specialists in Belfast, London, New York and Australia-wide in the delivery of an expanding range of Disputes service offerings.

Lyn considers it a primary strategic objective to respond innovatively to client demand and changing market conditions and the Alternative Legal Services team works strategically with instructing teams across the firm's international network to develop bespoke solutions and products for clients.

Lyn has led three major Employee and Community Engagement projects in collaboration with Arts and Business Northern Ireland, for which HSF has won two awards. 


Prior to joining Herbert Smith Freehills, Lyn was a partner in a large Northern Ireland firm heading up the dispute resolution practice, and in addition to 20 years' experience in dispute resolution she has considerable people and project management experience gained in senior manager/lawyer roles throughout her career to date.

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